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Synonyms for mulct

a sum of money levied as punishment for an offense

to impose a fine on

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

Synonyms for mulct

money extracted as a penalty

impose a fine on

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New Yorkers like to carp--mostly about New York, a place that's been slowly mulcted of its character over the past few decades.
I hope other social housing providers come up with equally ingenious ideas to allow people to stay in their homes without being mulcted by millionaire Chancellor George Osborne.
We show no arts of Lydian pandarism, Corinthian poisons, Persian flatteries, But mulcted so in the conclusion that Even those spectators that were so inclined Go home changed men.
49) Upon being mulcted eight days pay they 'begged rather to be ordered punishment than to be sent back again, as they were determined not to work the ship as she was then manned, but rather go as prisoners in her to England'.
By the time GSI went bankrupt in 2001, Bain had mulcted it for a $65 million dividend and a $50 million profit.
Because the US government had the following advantages: its additional revenue mulcted from the long suffering taxpayers due to a fall in the tax rate, and supplementary money forthcoming to it from drug legalization, plus, a voluntary military which did not call forth massive protests against its rule.
Jim Grichar, a former economist for the federal government, wrote that "real volunteerism in this country still exists, and if taxpayers were not being mulcted for every goofy and evil social welfare scheme, they would have the time and resources to devote to increased genuine charitable efforts.
For his role in putting down the rebellion, Governor Eyre was at risk of much more than being mulcted in damages.
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We would then remain their ``bedroom community,'' their cash cow - helpless, hapless and hopeless to be mulcted by them forever more with no means of resistance.
A North Carolina jury recently mulcted the Meineke muffler chain for an estimated $400 million to $600 million, more than the annual profits of its large British parent company, after a lawyer invited jurors to "send a message to foreign companies.